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Coventry pupils bring home improved results in Olympic year

Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016 in Education and learning news

The city’s pupils have improved across the board in their GCSE results, with improvements in all the key measures.

Your opportunity to help bring refugee children to safety

Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016 in Community and living news

Residents are being invited to add their names to a petition to bring 300 children trapped in ‘The Jungle’ in Calais over to safety and security in Britain before the start of the new school term.

Dirty chicken restaurant put customers at risk

Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016 in Trading standards news

The owners of a city chicken shop have been fined for breaches in food hygiene, including failing to protect food against contamination likely to make it unfit for human consumption.

Doorstep scams

Trading Standards urge vigilance over bank holiday weekend

Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016 in Trading standards news

Coventry Trading Standards are urging residents in the city to be aware of rogue traders over the bank holiday weekend.

Shirking shisha bar owner prosecuted

Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016 in Trading standards news

An evasive owner of a city shisha bar has been prosecuted for breaching the Health Act 2006 and the Consumer Protection Act 1987.

Homecoming heroes join I Am Team GB

Published on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 in Sports news

Two Olympic legends – and a host of other sports stars – will be at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday – to help celebrate the most successful Team GB Olympics since 1908.

The Charterhouse

Charterhouse Heritage Park and Trail set for go-ahead

Published on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council is set to approve plans for the creation of the Charterhouse Heritage Park and Trail.

Youngsters get in the Olympic spirit

Coventry youngsters get in the Olympic spirit

Published on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 in Sports news

Coventry track and field athletes and swimmers attended a civic reception to recognise their efforts after competing in this year’s international children’s games.

I Am Team GB

I am Team GB

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016 in Events news

Coventry is set to bask in Team GB’s Olympic glory at an event next week.

Another record-breaking year for city’s sixth formers

Published on Thursday, 18 August 2016 in Schools and schooling news

For the fourth year in a row, Coventry’s sixth formers have exceeded the England average with 98.4% of students achieving grades A*-E compared to 98.1% nationally.

£3.8m savings target for libraries and children’s centres

Published on Thursday, 18 August 2016 in Libraries news

Formal consultation on Coventry City Council's proposals to make £3.8m savings across libraries, children’s centres and youth services is set to be approved by councillors.

2016 British Crown Green Bowling Association 'Junior' Merit to be hosted in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 17 August 2016 in Sports news

Walsgrave Bowls Club in Coventry will be hosting the 2016 British Crown Green Bowling Association 'Junior' Merit this Saturday (20 August).

The Farmer’s Market returns this Friday 19 August

Published on Tuesday, 16 August 2016 in Events news

The monthly Farmers Market is back in Broadgate this Friday 19 August with the usual fresh local produce and takeaway.

50m pool plan set for go-ahead

Published on Tuesday, 16 August 2016 in Community and living news

City councillors will meet later this month to discuss plans for a new 50m swimming pool in the city.

Plan for new landlord licence for renting private properties

Published on Friday, 12 August 2016 in Licensing and regulation news

St Michael’s Ward residents could be the first community in the city to benefit from a new scheme that is aiming to improve standards of privately rented accommodation and reduce anti-social behaviour

Counterfeit crackdown success

Published on Thursday, 11 August 2016 in Trading standards news

1.4 million counterfeit and illicit cigarettes have been seized by specialist tobacco sniffer dogs in a campaign across Central England.

Coventry Trading Standards work across region to prosecute rogue plumbers

Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2016 in Trading standards news

Coventry Trading Standards team have assisted in the prosecution of Birmingham-based plumbing companies that duped their elderly customers.

Sport takes over Coventry city centre

Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2016 in Sports news

Coventry’s city centre is full of sporting activity for the next few weeks as Coventry’s Summer of Sport comes to Millennium Place and Broadgate.

Friends are helping tackle child sexual exploitation (CSE)

Published on Tuesday, 09 August 2016 in Community safety and crime news

This summer young people are being encouraged to keep an eye on their mates and look out for signs of grooming and sexual exploitation as part of a west midlands wide digital media campaign.

Denise Van Outen

Thousands take to two wheels at Sky Ride Coventry

Published on Monday, 08 August 2016 in Cycling news

Over 9,000 cyclists joined TV star and Sky Ride ambassador Denise van Outen for a fantastic day of traffic-free cycling at Sky Ride Coventry.

Cllrs caan and ali

Coventry’s great Summer of Sport starts next week!

Published on Friday, 05 August 2016 in Events news

Coventry city centre will see an influx of sporting activities next week as Coventry Sports Week and Coventry’s GB Fanzone kick off the Summer of Sport programme.

Reconciliation

Hiroshima Day service

Published on Thursday, 04 August 2016 in Lord Mayor news

Coventry City Council’s Lord Mayor, Councillor Lindsley Harvard, is inviting members of the public to join the service to remember the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.

Council House

Coventry leads the way in helping Syrian refugees

Published on Wednesday, 03 August 2016 in Community and living news

Coventry was today revealed as the leading city for offering a new home and help for Syrian refugees, as a report called for more to be done across the country.

Coventry loves to learn - New service to help residents find classes and courses across Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 03 August 2016 in Schools, libraries and learning news

The 'Summer of skill-sharing' has arrived in Coventry to help celebrate learning in the city and make it easier for residents to learn something new.

Cllr Linda Bigham, Tyler, Connor and David Boughey

The beach returns to Coventry city centre

Published on Wednesday, 03 August 2016 in Events news

Coventry’s popular “beach” will return to Shelton Square again this year for a week of seaside fun!

Lord Mayor

City’s Lord Mayor supports Dol-y-Moch celebrations

Published on Monday, 01 August 2016 in Lord Mayor news

The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor Lindsley Harvard, visited Dol-y-Moch to formally mark the centre’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.

Annual canvass of Coventry residents

Published on Monday, 01 August 2016 in Elections and voting news

As part of the yearly process to check who should be registered to vote in the city, we will be sending a household enquiry form to every household asking residents to check the information is correct

Pokemon Go

Coventry's going Pokémon Go crazy!

Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 in Events news

Broadgate is full of Pokémon Go players!

Denise van outen and daughter betsy

Denise van Outen to attend Sky Ride Coventry

Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 in Cycling news

Denise van Outen will join thousands of fellow cyclists at the start of Sky Ride Coventry at 11am on Sunday 7 August.

New services from Coventry Health Visiting

Published on Friday, 29 July 2016 in Health and social care news

From 25 July 2016 the Coventry Health Visiting service will be providing an evening helpline for parents and carers of babies and pre-school children who live in the city.

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